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Combined Training for Weight Loss (3 HR)

Learn how to program resistance training and cardiovascular fitness routines to maximize metabolic outcomes. Explore the latest research on the best times of day to do specific types of exercise and how to structure workouts for weight loss and management. Course is intermediate level and suitable for PTs and PTAs.

CEUs Offered: AL, AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IN, IA, KS, KY CAT 2, MA, ME, MI, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NC, ND, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX (#104679), UT, VT, VA, WA (as outlined in WAC 246-915-085), WI, WY, USVI.

Cost: $79.00

Presenter

Amy Ashmore, PhD

Amy Ashmore holds a PhD in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Timing Resistance Training (Human Kinetics, 2020) and over 40 professional development courses for physical therapists, strength & conditioning coaches, and athletic trainers. Amy is former Florida State University faculty and currently owns and operates physicaltherapy.education, a continuing education agency located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Course Outcomes

  1. Articulate what combined training is and why it is important to weight loss and management.
  2. Explain the relationship between combined training, including resistance training, and substrate utilization and excess post exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC).
  3. Analyze the research on substrate utilization during and after exercise, including oxygen and fat, and apply it to combined training.
  4. Build effective exercise routines that maximize the benefits of substrate utilization and EPOC.

Course Agenda

  1. Introduction. Substrate utilization and EPOC.
  2. The research. A review of six studies.
  3. Exercise selection and programming strategies.
  4. Sample routines.
Man. Woman. Battle ropes
Woman. Lunge.

Course Disclosures

  1. Presenter disclosure: Amy Ashmore is the owner/operator of physicaltherapy.education.
  2. Non-financial disclosures: No other relevant non-financial disclosures.
  3. Sponsor disclosure: Course is sponsored by physicaltherapy.education.
  4. Content disclosure: This event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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